As a pop icon with a knack for incredible entertainment, MC Hammer transformed the rap scene through his one-of-a-kind style. MC Hammer is an American rap artist and TV personality who first became famous in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s with several hit singles. Hammer was born as Stanley Burrell in Oakland, California. He is remembered for his rapid rise to fame and losing the majority of his fortune several years later. He became a pop icon with hits like “Can’t Touch This” and his notorious baggy hammer pants. In many ways the rap artist resembled the genre to many unknowledgeable fans in the early part of the 1990’s. He sold a total of 50 million albums world wide, showing the music industry that rap has the ability to sell on a global scale.
After building up his fortune MC Hammer lost the majority of it after some horrible business decisions. Hammer payed a small army of his friends basically to do nothing. Hammer had his massive mansion foreclosed upon and was unable to come up with another hit that could match have the success of some of his earlier songs. In the mid 1990’s Hammer gave up on his music career to become a preacher and motivational speaker. The former rap artist had a lot of success in this field and made a good living from it. Beginning in the early 2000’s MC Hammer started appearing on reality TV shows like The Surreal Life on VH1. Hammer is still a pop icon who is widely recognized throughout the world. MC Hammer is available for endorsements, speaking engagements and autograph signings.
APPEARANCES: VH1, MTV, CBS, ABC,NBC, FOX, The Oprah Winfrey Show
TO WORK WITH MC HAMMER: Celebrity Speaker MC Hammer can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMTS, and public relation campaigns.